Go Take A Hike! - Sacramento Magazine
In Northern California, any season is a good season for hiking, but the fall weather makes getting outdoors even better. As the days turn cooler, the leaves turn color, creating a visual treat. In this region, there’s a trail for everyone, no matter the age or ability. Check these out. Difficulty of the trail on […]
Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California--early 1960s
This picture is part of a display near the bridge, which spans the Sacramento River between Sacramento and West Sacramento (it opened in 1935). This view is looking east; the State Capitol building can be just be seen in the distance beyond the far end of the bridge. The railroad track in the center of the photo belonged to the Sacramento Northern Railway. Once upon a time, interurban trains plied these rails; at the time of this photo, the line was freight-only (and only a few years from…
Palace Hotel, San Francisco
the main dining room of the Palace Hotel on Market Street in San Francisco; this period gem was designed by architect John P. Gaynor and completed in 1875; the leaded glass ceiling and ornate crystal chandeliers speak of an era of Victorian opulence in post-gold rush days
Madonna Inn - San Luis Obispo, California
Hwy. 101 and Madonna Road San Luis Obispo, California For Your Gala Entertaining and Personal Dining Pleasure - Finest Food Obtainable in Exclusive Surroundings...Coffee Shop...Wine Cellar Dining and Cocktails. Enjoy either a sophisticated or informal atmosphere. Banquet Accommodations for Large and Small Parties. Exquisite Rooms and Suites from $10.00 to $45.00 Rod Johnson Mike Roberts SC7896 CAPA-014685
The Fascinating History of San Francisco’s Haunted Donaldina Cameron House
This is the story of Chinese immigration to San Francisco and a haunted house in the city related to that history. San Francisco has a long and rich history related to Chinese immigration to America. There are many inspiring stories in this history...
1939: Ventura, California
June 25, 1939 “Toward evening we came to Ventura, by the ocean, where we found quarters at the Mission Bell Motel, a beautiful place with blooming flowers and shrubs about to make it most attractive.”
The Old Sacramento Underground Tour Will Show You The Dark Side Of Northern California's History
This underground tour will show you the side of Northern California history you didn't learn about in your history textbook.